How to use weather forecasts to manage visual marketing and inventory

How to use weather forecasts to manage visual marketing and inventory

Use case: Manage the displays and local advertising for a chain of shoe stores based on weather forecasts. Ever since the inception of the retail trade, retailers have been using visual marketing techniques such as window displays, shelf layout and end-caps to entice customers. Intelligently managed product displays can attract customers into the store and …

How to cancel Visual Crossing Weather Data Subscriptions

You may cancel your subscription to Visual Crossing Weather Data at any time through the Visual Crossing Weather Data Services page. When cancelling your subscription, your current plan will be available until the end of the current subscription period. You may restart your subscription or change plans at any time. How to cancel using the …

Using Historical Weather Data to Investigate the Climate Change impact on Hurricane Barry

Using Historical Weather Data to Investigate the Climate Change impact on Hurricane Barry

As we near the end of the 2019 hurricane season, we look back on Hurricane Barry. As the first hurricane of the season, Hurricane Barry, was a relatively small storm and not nearly as impactful as some that came later. However, understanding it can give us a better understanding of the short-term and long-term impacts …

Announcing Real-Time Historical Weather Data Using the MADIS Observational Weather Database

Announcing Real-Time Historical Weather Data Using the MADIS Observational Weather Database

We are pleased to announce that the Visual Crossing Weather History Database now includes real-time weather observations. You can now get up-to-the-minute weather history data including temperature, rainfall, wind, humidity and heat index if you are using the Weather API, downloading historical weather data or using reports and dashboards. MADIS observation weather database The MADIS data feed is the primary source …

Guest blog: Your Wedding Weather – How to use weather history to plan your wedding day

Guest blog: Your Wedding Weather - How to use weather history to plan your wedding day

n this guest blog, Wedding Planner Falade Kunle Tom describes how to incorporate historical weather information into your wedding planning It’s over 5 years now that I have been handling events for various clients, especially wedding events. From experience, it is easy to have control over a number of things that include the guest list, …

Severe Convection Weather in the Midwest

Severe Convection Weather in the Midwest

Convective storms, and their products, thunder, lightning, heavy rains, hail, and tornadoes cause an average of $2.8 billion a year in damage, but the over-all economic loss is sitting at around $10 billion annually. The factors influencing this figure include disruption in farming and industrial activities, injuries sustained and deaths. With the frequency of severe …

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

We use a lot of sources for our weather data. One of the richest sources of historical weather data is the Integrated Surface Database (ISD) from NOAA. The amount of data available is impressive. Hourly or sub-hourly weather records for 1000s of weather stations that are, in some cases, over 100 years old. However obtaining and manipulating …